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TANZANIA, AFRICA–The wild animals of Tanzania can be seen year round while on safari, and to celebrate 30 years of guiding visitors across Tanzania’s national parks, Zara Tours is offering big savings when guests book a trip for any time this year.

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In celebration of our 30th anniversary, We invites visitors to schedule a wildlife safari, a mountain trek, or any other tour. For travel taking place between now and December 31, 2016, guests can save up to $150, if we confirm your booking by July 31, 2016.

TNZ_Oct_2015_0328-3Safaris that take place during the months of December through March will follow animals near the Eastern part of the Serengeti, while in April and May the tours will be able to see animals in the Western part of the national park.

Zara_Tours_0512Spend anywhere from three to seven days on safari, selecting one of several different packages designed to lead each traveler on the perfect adventure. Choose from a range of hotel and camping options for the comfort level of choice, resting and relaxing in between travels to Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Lake Manyara, and Tarangire national parks. Visitors can come in groups, or join others from around the world, gathering to marvel at the wildebeest, giraffes, hippos, elephants, zebra, birds, and maybe even cheetahs and leopards, at home on their native savannah.

Highview coffee lodge2Come celebrate three decades of Zara Tours, and the start of another wonderful 30 years–and more–ahead. Save on the adventure of a lifetime by booking a wildlife safari or mountain trek now.

For more information about Zara Tours and its endeavors, contact:

ZARA TOURS, founded in 1987, is currently the No. 1 Kilimanjaro outfitter in Tanzania and one of the largest wildlife safari operators in the country. Proud to be known as one of the best operators in the region with a reputation for providing an exceptional, unforgettable and safe experience, ZARA TOURS owns and operates two hotels and six tented camps, has 88 safari and climbing expert guides who speak English, German and Spanish, and a fleet of fully-equipped vehicles that take tourists on safari adventures or treks up Mount Kilimanjaro. ZARA TOURS also runs ZARA Charity, which plays a vital role in the local community by supporting vulnerable groups such as orphans, Maasai women’s groups, and more.

May 17, 2016 at 6:17 am Leave a comment

Tips To Help You Enjoy Your Safari Even More

There are few adventures that can compare with what Tanzania wildlife safaris can offer to you. The chance to see some of the most amazing animals on the planet in their natural habitat is something that not everyone will be lucky enough to experience, and it’s something you’re likely to remember for the rest of your life.

However, as with anything else there are several steps that can help you get even more from it. If you want to truly enjoy your Tanzania wildlife safaris, a bit of planning ahead to ensure you experience everything to the fullest is worth doing. Here are a few tips that can help you get the most from your adventure.

  • For starters, pick the right tour group. Find a company offering Kenya and Tanzania safaris that has plenty of experience and a solid history of helping customers experience everything to the fullest. Choosing the wrong organization can have a huge negative impact on your visit, so do your research and choose wisely.
  • Try to pick a time when the rainy season isn’t in full swing. While you can take a safari at any time, November and April/May are generally considered to be the rainy season. April and May in particular can bring days of rain, and it’s important to plan ahead to avoid these issues.
  • Pay attention to accommodation options. During Tanzania wildlife safaris, may choose the standard accommodations – basic camping. This helps add a new element to the adventure that most love. However, there are often options to stay in more comfortable 3-star hotel accommodations if you aren’t willing to camp. Choose the option that best fits you.
  • Pack properly, and with the trip in mind. You aren’t going to 5 star restaurants on this adventure. Instead, bring clothing that matches the landscape and don’t’ forget things like sunscreen. Also bring your cameras – smart phones are great, but higher end cameras will give you images you’ll really be able to share and remember for decades.
  • Also remember that you have other options, too. While heading out for a Tanzania or Kenya safari is great, you could book a trip to climb Kilimanjaro or head on some other adventure. Safari companies often go beyond just basic safari options, so be sure to see what else you can do.

If you’ll keep these basic tips in mind you should be able to plan a safari adventure that you will really enjoy.

May 11, 2016 at 1:55 am Leave a comment

The Main Reasons A Tanzania And Kenya Safari Is Worth Taking

Every year, countless people from around the world head to Africa in order to experience a Tanzania and Kenya safari. These journeys offer a chance to see animals up close in the cradle of civilization, and as such they’re one of the most unique vacation options on the planet.

2If you’re looking for a trip that could provide you with a truly memorable experience, planning a Tanzania and Kenya safari is something that’s worth taking the time to think about. However, some aren’t fully convinced that it’s the right vacation for them. To help you see why you should plan a safari, we’ve put together a list of some of the main reasons that a safari in Kenya and Tanzania is something you’ll never forget.

  • The obvious reason that these safaris are a great choice for a vacation experience is simple. Nowhere else will you have the ability to see these creatures in their natural habitat. Zoos are wonderful, but they don’t create the true experience. Taking a safari provides you with the chance to see animals in nature in all their glory.
  • The landscape of Africa is beautiful as well, and simply being here is enough to melt away stress and show you the world in a new way. Combine the landscape with the animals you’ll see on a safari, and it’s clear that few things can compare to the experience of a Tanzania and Kenya safari.
  • Taking an African safari also helps give back to the country you’re in, boosting economies and helping residents in numerous ways. A trip to Disneyland just can’t do this, and the ability to have an impact on the lives while also enjoying the experience is unique here.
  • For many, you can take your safari experience even further. Instead of just having a safari, you could climb Kilimanjaro, for example. Combine this with the chance to camp under the African stars and to see all of the animals and scenery firsthand, and you’re going on an adventure that is unlike any other on the planet.


Simply put, no vacation you can plan will create an experience quite like a safari in Tanzania and Kenya. You’ll be going on an adventure that you’ll remember for the rest of your life, and see things that few others will ever be able to see outside of their television set. It’s a vacation option that deserves your attention.

May 4, 2016 at 7:55 pm Leave a comment


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